U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern And Keith Ellison Rally Progressive Democrats At UMass Amherst
U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern and Keith Ellison rally progressive Democrats at UMass Amherst
AMHERST — Two congressmen representing the progressive wing of the Democratic Party rallied a large and enthusiastic crowd at the University of Massachusetts Saturday night.
U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) preached party unity, personal action, and grassroots organizing to build a movement and regain seats in the 2018 midterm elections.
“This is the time for you to step up and figure out what you can do,” said Ellison, deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. “Meet your destiny, people; meet your moment.”
The event at Bowker Auditorium took place little more than 24 hours after House Speaker …